Sep 3, 2010 11:30pm PDT
. and the popular tourist spot cape cod. reporter jennifer davis is live tonight in chat ham, massachusetts. good evening, jennifer. >> reporter: good evening. well, you know it has been raining pretty consistently here for several hours. at times those bands were pretty strong. but you are right, this storm was nowhere near as big or as strong as many had expected just a few days ago. still, the governor says even if it didn't reach category one status, this was still a very serious storm. >> we have had them before and we will have them again. >> reporter: after whipping the north carolina coastline with heavy wind and rain earl may be weakening at a quicker pace than expected. warnings are in effect around cape cod as well as martha's vineyard and nantucket. >> you can go out to an existing area shelter that has been set up at the high school. and they have snacks and drinks until we know exactly what's going to happen with the storm. >> reporter: the national hurricane center says most of earl's strong winds are expected to stay off cape cod. that's good news for those in the area. >> it can'
Sep 3, 2010 7:00pm PDT
that steven tyler and jennifer lopez will be judges next season. that is our report. i am gasia mikaelian. tmz is up next right here on tv36. have a great night.
Sep 4, 2010 11:30pm PDT
where residents were preparing for a direct hit. jennifer davis reports. >> reporter: the east coast braced for a blowout, but earl just blew on by. cape cod woke up tie gorgeous day and now it's time to get back to business as unusual. earl weakening from a mighty hurricane to a tropical storm, still bringing with it plenty of wind and waves, but not nearly enough to bother weather- warned new englanders used to rougher weather. >> it's okay. >> reporter: did you notice it? >> not really. there were thunderstorms worse than that. >> reporter: signs came down in preparation for what could have been a serious blast with hurricane-force wind and rain burb those same signs are going back up and business owners hope it could be an economic viable labor day weekend. >> this was a nothing storm, as you might think. we have regular windy days here that are 50 miles per hour winds, southwesterly, not northeasterly, but this was a real bust. >> reporter: massachusetts suffered a few hundred power outages and flooding in low laying areas, but no major damage reports. what is now tropical st
Sep 25, 2010 11:30pm PDT
weeks, far shorter than the need for help say fundraiser organizers holly and jennifer. >> the out pouring of love that everyone has contributed to this event and everyone showing up. the families and everyone wants to be here and be a part of it. >> reporter: they had scheduled a fundraiser for today supporting brain cancer research. jennifer's mother died of the disease. but those plans changed. >> and then the explosion happened. and we decided we needed to rally together. >> reporter: they say in such a small community many people have ties to the devastated neighborhood either direct or through friends. >> you know, my house was up there that i grew up in for 20 years. those are all of my neighbors. those are my people. >> reporter: all of the money raised at the day-long event will be given to the sanbruno fire victims to help them rebuild. >> you know, the pain is still there. i mean, the fact that there are still a lot of individuals are just still sorting through their lives. >> reporter: state senator ye has attended the fundraiser and has asked for state home exemption f
Sep 14, 2010 11:30pm PDT
american idol judge is j.lo. several entertainment news outlets are reporting that jennifer lopez has signed up to be the new american idol judge. j.lo has not confirmed that. >>> the giants, padres and ro our real national pastime? saving money. and like baseball people love their stats. i started bringing my lunch to work -- 50 bucks a week in my pocket. here's a good one: state farm insures 40 million drivers. more than geico and progressive combined. i saved because i'm accident-free. of course, with so many ways to save including discounts of up to 40%, having that many customers shouldn't be a surprise. so ask a neighbor about state farm, then call an agent at 1-800-state-farm or go online. >>> mark joins joins us now with sports, barry zito just can't get a break. >> it's hard to pin anything on him tonight. but you remember 49ers fans used to have a quarterback as jebol, and the coach used to say, just enough to lose. and that's what they can say about zito today. hard to say who it is there that wants get cozy with posey. but whatever. giants one all night. juan uribe erro
Sep 29, 2010 11:30pm PDT
to bring? >> reporter: jennifer thomas is an english teacher who isn't looking forward to her five days off. but district employees decided to accept five furlough days in order to avoid lay offs. it amounts to almost a 3% pay loss. but for thomas the real loss is the crucial instruction time for students. in all, 1,200 nonteaching workers will be gone for good. >> we'll probably start to get a sense o that next summertime when we start to see our text results rolling in and thinking about the curriculum we didn't get to share are our students. >> reporter: students say that a week off sound pretty good, but not in terms of their education. >> you can't recover certain things like that. >> we have home work but we're going to be missing so much material that's available to us in class, we're talking to teachers and interacting with students. we have so much material to cover this year and it's going to be so hard to regain that when we come back. >> reporter: the district decided to go with five consecutive days because students have a series of uninterrupted weeks before and after the furl
Sep 15, 2010 11:30pm PDT
. 2-1. a sweaty palm and a guy who knows something about high- tension games on hand. joe and jennifer in their 25th year of marriage no less. runs hard to come by. the dodger right fielder robbing posey. that's a sensational catch to the back hand. posey, 2 for 3, 0-0 until the 7th. mike fontano with a broken bat, singled to center field. they score, 1-0, they had a crucial run in the 8th. huff, great all the way around today. good base running and defense, in there with a run they'd need because wilson, although getting his 43rd save in the 9th, gives up a homer, but the giants win 2-1, and scoreboard watching provides a pleasant view for giant's fans. thai low ways sky, two 3-run shots against the padres added an rbi single for 7 rbis, colorado over the padres 9-6. with the padres defeat and giants winning, they creep to a half game lead in the west and are as close in the wild card chase as the braves lose to the nationals, all around a solid day for the giants. they go against the dodgers again tomorrow night. big-league lesson for the young ace of the a's, even the kansas city ro
Sep 22, 2010 11:30pm PDT
. aerosmith lead singer stephen tile you are and sick singer actress am jennifer lopez have been tapped to fill the two empty chairs. the long awaited announcement comes after months of rumors and anticipation about the show's new lineup. idol's newest members say they can't wait to get started. >> but this is such an iconic show. it's such a special year, ten years. it is just an amazing thing to be part of. i feel really lucky to be here. >> the next season of "american idol" begins in january right here on ktvu, channel 2 news. and for more on the next season of idol you can go to ktvu, channel 2 news. we have posted additional clips from ryan seacrest's big a i nounsment today. >> forbes magazine has received its annual list of america's richest residents. microsoft founder bill gates has retained his top spot at $54 billion. he is followed by the oracle of omaha warren buffett at $45 billion. larry ellison is next at $27 billion. facebook founder is the next most richest. he is also tied for the youngest on that list at 26- year-old. apple's steve jobs came in at $6.1 billion. >> t